The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is excited to announce the latest cohort of student, postdoc, and early-career research leaders joining the Early Career Leadership Program

Participants receive training and mentoring while serving on committees charged with understanding the needs, interests, concerns, and challenges of early career scientist members of the GSA. As part of this leadership and professional development program, appointees develop programming and resources to advocate for the interests of the GSA, highlight important advancements originating within the genetics community, and build relationships with scientists in all sectors of the workforce. Learn more about the program and current participants here

Accessibility Subcommittee

Learn more about the Accessibility Subcommittee.

Pravrutha Raman, co-chair

Postdoc, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Pronouns: she/her/hers

J. Humberto Cunha, member

Graduate student, University of São Paulo

Pronouns: he/him/his

Meareg Gebreegziabher Amare, member

Graduate student, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Riya Mahapatra, member

Graduate Student, Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology

Career Development Subcommittee

Learn more about the Career Development Subcommittee.

Will Barr, co-chair

Graduate student, Whitehead Institute & MIT

Pronouns: he/him/his

Anindya Ganguly, member

Postdoc, University of California, Santa Barbara

Pronouns: he/him/his

Divya Mishra, member

Postdoc, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Rupinder Kaur, member

Research Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania State University 

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Thomas Atenya, member

Graduate student, Institute of Primate Research

Pronouns: he/him/his

Communication & Outreach Subcommittee

Learn more about the Communication and Outreach Subcommittee.

Jessie MacAlpine, co-chair

Graduate student, University of Toronto

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Angela Jones, member

Graduate student, Duke University

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Caroline Muirhead, member

Graduate student, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Daniela C. Soto, member

Postdoc, University of California Davis

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Community & Membership Engagement Subcommittee

Learn more about the Community and Membership Engagement Subcommittee.

Walid Mawass, co-chair

Postdoc, University of Arizona

Pronouns: he/him/his

Inês Baião Santos, member

Graduate student, University of  Algarve

Kat Yamamoto, member

Graduate student, CUNY Graduate Center & Queens College

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Lishu He, member

Graduate student, Medical College of Wisconsin

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Mai Rahmoon, member

Postdoc, Zewail City for Science and Technology

Multimedia Subcommittee

Learn more about the Multimedia Subcommittee.

Hassan Bukhari, co-chair

Postdoc, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

James George, member

Graduate student, University of Michigan

Joanna Wardell-Ozgo, member

Postdoc, Emory University

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Sarah Gilmour, member

Graduate student, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Sarah Renee Phillips, member

Postdoc, Yale University

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Policy & Advocacy Subcommittee

Learn more about the Policy and Advocacy Subcommittee.

Shreyasi Mukherjee, co-chair

Graduate student, University of Cincinnati/Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Jennifer L. Dumouchel, member

Graduate student, Brown University

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Md Riajul Hossain, member

Graduate student, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville